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Happy Holidays from the Children's Staff!

Kimberly, Genova, Ann, Allison, Paige, Jennifer and Amanda would like to wish all our wonderful children and their families a very happy holiday!  Thank you for coming to the library and allowing us to have fun and share what we love doing with you!  We will have Preschool story time on Thursday, December 22nd at 10:30 am and then the library will close at 5:00 pm for the holiday weekend.  We will reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday, December 27th!  On Tuesday the 27th at 5:00 pm, children ages 4 - 12 are invited to come to the R.E.A.D. Program, choose a book from the shelf and read it one on one with a furry friend!   Seasons Readings!

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Merry Grinchmas!

 Even the Grinch can’t ruin the fun that is planned for Wednesday, December 14th in the Children’s area!   Join us for a special showing of the 1966 version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 4:30 pm.  After the movie, make a “grinchy” craft that is guaranteed to make your heart grow 3 times larger!  This program is limited to 30 children of all ages (and their parents).  Call the library at 832-559-4235 to register!  *Bring a drink with a lid and we’ll provide the popcorn!

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE!

   Children, adults and families are invited to join us this Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on the first floor of the Library to celebrate the holidays library style! Enjoy music, refreshments, crafts, a Friends of the Library book sale (the perfect opportunity to pick up a book for the reader on your list!) and a visit from Santa!  

Being Thankful and December!

  Hard to believe Thanksgiving is a week away and with it comes the start of the hustle and bustle of the holidays.  We hope that while you are busy shopping, planning and enjoying time with  family and friends, that you continue to visit the Library and enjoy all the special events and programs that are planned.  It all starts on Saturday, December 3rd with our annual Holiday open house.  Families are invited to join us from 10am - 2:00pm on the first floor of the llbrary for  holiday activities, crafts, music, snacks, a Friends of the Library book sale and a visit from Santa (bring your camera!). During the month of December In the Children's Area, the following special programs* will be offered:  gingerbread house decorating, ornament making, a special showing of a holiday classic movie about a "grinchy" creature who discovers the true meaning of the holidays and a noon years eve party to ring in 2017!  Starting  in December, all after school programs (with the exception of the R.E.A.D. program) will start at 5:00 pm - this will allow for more children to attend after getting home from school.  And finally, the Children's Department Staff (Kimberly, Genova, Ann, Allison, Paige, Jennifer and Amanda) would like to say THANK YOU to our wonderful children and parents for coming to the library, attending our programs and filling our days with so much fun!  For all December events, please access our online calendar or stop by any library service desk for a hard copy.  HAPPY THANKSGIVING! *these programs require pre-registration

LEGO Create for Kids!

Calling all master builders...Do you love LEGO?  Come build with us and complete a creative challenge on Tuesday, November 15th at 4:30 pm, in the children's area of the library!  This program is limited to 25 children (ages 5 - 12). Call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot!.

Art Explorers and Tlingit Art!

  In honor of National Native American Heritage Month, we will be learning about the Tlingit culture and creating artwork using the paper piecing method at Art Explorers!  This program will meet on Tuesday, November 8th at 4:30 pm in the Children's Area!  Please call to register at 832-559-4235 as this program is limited to 20 children (ages 8 - 12)   

Creepy Cupcakes in the Children's Area!

      No tricks, just treats this Wednesday, October 26th at 4:30 pm in the Children's Area!  Decorate a spooky, fun or creepy cupcake for Halloween!  This program is limited to 20 children (ages 7 -12).  Call 832-559-4235 to register for this yummy program!

Slumber Stories!

   Put on your pajamas, bring a teddy bear and your favorite blanket and join us on Tuesday, October 18th at 7:00 pm for Slumber Stories!  Children ages 18 months - 5 years* will enjoy bed time stories, quiet play time, singing and a light snack.   This new story time will be held every 3rd   Tuesday of the month! Call the Library at 832-559-4235 for more information! *all ages are welcome, but, the stories will be geared for this age range.
 

Caravaggio and Chiaroscuro

   Come to Art Explorers in the Children's area on Tuesday, October 11th at 4:30 pm!  Learn about the artist Caravaggio and create a simple face sketch using the technique known as Chiaroscuro.  This program is limited to 20 children (ages 8 - 12).  Call 832-559-4235 to hold your spot! 

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